Baby Fae

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A 2-week-old premature infant with a hypoplastic left heart syndrome who survived for 20 days in October 1984 when she received a walnut-sized heart from a 7 ½-month-old baboon
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Those 21 children were alive and the initially scorned hearts were beating normally during a seven-year follow-up period, author Leonard L. Bailey, M.D., reported last month at the Society of Thoracic Surgeons meeting in San Francisco.
Although the baby died because the transplanted heart tissue died, "hyperacute rejection did not occur," Leonard L. Bailey and his colleagues at California's Loma Linda University report in the Dec.